Imagetec Secure Gold Coast Cup Sponsorship Rights
Written By Kevin Pitstock, Editor Australian Racing Greyhound Thursday 23rd April 2009
The iconic race is temporarily being hosted by the Brisbane Greyhounds Queensland Limited investigate new racetrack possibilities after the Parklands track was resumed by State Government in July last year to make way for a $1.5 billion hospital facility.
The Gold Coast Cup will now form part of the Brisbane Clubâ€™s 2009 Sky Channel Winter Chasing Carnival that will run from May 28 to July 23 this year.
Brisbane Luke Gatehouse said the signing was a major step in sustaining in Queensland.Club general manager
â€śImagetecâ€™s commitment to the Gold Coast Cup is a great boost for the Queensland national racing Calendar,â€ť said Mr Gatehouse.industry and in sustaining the future of this race, which is a key date not only in Queensland but on the
â€śQueensland is continuing to produce some of Australiaâ€™s champion greyhounds and being able to offer the trainers and owners decent prize money for Group races is largely thanks to sponsors such as Imagetec.â€ť
Formerly known as Danka, Imagetec is continuing to grow for parent company Onesource Group despite the current economic climate.
ImagetecManager Shane Farely said the decision to sponsor the Gold Coast Cup was a combination of the companyâ€™s interest in the industry and exposure for the companyâ€™s brand.
â€śIt is the perfect way for our company to give something back to a large industry, and to expose our growing business in the independent office equipment market,â€ť Mr Farley said.
â€śWe actually have a long running relationship with the Brisbane Club and have held several functions at the dogs and we have always had a great time.
More Greyhound Racing Coverage Of Queensland Racing